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Dominican sister teaches that truth is a Person

Sister Gabriella Yi first considered religious life while seeking graduate studies in natural medicine By Agnieszka Kra

Jews are leaving Europe

The exodus is worse than you might think By Matt Hadro WASHINGTON D.C. Caption: Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts a

Survey of religious Canadians has surprising results

Majority accept abortion on demand and euthanasia By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Catholic parishioners ga

Migrant ministry consoles hospitalized farmers

Volunteers at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish help farm workers access sacraments and doctors By Agnieszka Krawczynski The

Gold-laden crucifix adorns new pastoral centre

Icon writer modelled sacred artwork on religious pieces from the Romanesque period By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. C

Local

Funerals serve as opportunity for a proper farewell

Saturday, 28 March 2015
Rites for Catholics must be celebrated in the parish church By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: At Kearney's Funeral Services (pictured) Michelle Vizena has noticed a recent trend: many are declining a proper...
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Benedictine brother navigated planes during WWII

Friday, 27 March 2015
Brother John Dunne, who took poverty seriously, dead at 94 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Brother John Dunne, OSB. Photo submitted to BCC. A humble, unassuming monk who navigated bomber planes during World War...
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Three B.C. bishops reveal tips, training for the pulpit

Thursday, 26 March 2015
New Vatican-approved directory directs clergy to specifically suit their homilies to parishioners By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea gives a homily in Haiti. In February the prelate announced...
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Op-Ed

Novel treats human trafficking in symphonic tale of abuse and healing

- Saturday, 28 March 2015

Novel treats human trafficking in symphonic tale of abuse and healing BY C.S. MORRISSEY Although his new novel is about human trafficking, the philosopher Roger Scruton also contemplates the disappearance of Christian civilization in The Disappeared, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: roger-scruton.com) The Disappeared is an apparently straightforward title for his new novel. But the writer and philosopher Roger Scruton has created a radiantly beautiful aesthetic whole in which there is even more going on than initially meets the mind’s eye. The novel is set in present-day Yorkshire and weaves together a...
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The Middle East needs peace, not more war

- Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Some children in Jordan have only known war By Carl Hetu A displaced Syrian girl finds temporary shelter at a school in Damascus, Syria, Feb. 23. (Photo: Youssef Badawi, EPA / CNS) The history books will remember 2014 as a devastating year for people of the Middle East. The Syrian Civil War, now considered the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II, counts 3 million refugees and 7 million persons displaced. The Islamic State emerged from Syria to take the Iraqi city of Mosul and,...
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Canadian

Trauma of abortion discovered lurking in eating disorders group

Monday, 30 March 2015
Rachel's Vineyard founder was working on degree in counselling psychology By Deborah Gyapong GATINEAU, Que. (CCN) Caption: Rachel's Vineyard founder Theresa Burke at the annual COLF seminar March 20. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). The founder of...
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Mothers not always left free to choose

Sunday, 29 March 2015
Women with multiple pregnancies from IVF pressured to abort some fetuses, says psychologist By Deborah Gyapong GATINEAU, Que. (CCN) Caption: Psychologist Elizabeth Ring-Cassidy, an associate of the de Veber Institute in Toronto, spoke on...
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Link between abortion and contraception indisputable, says COLF speaker

Saturday, 28 March 2015
Contraception an attempt to solve a problem that is not in our hands: theology director By Deborah Gyapong GATINEAU, Que. (CCN) Caption: Theologian Angela Franks addressed the link between contraception and abortion at the...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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Building New Beginnings

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, breaks ground at the new location for the John Paul II Pastoral Centre Aug. 29, 2013.Archdiocesan offi ces to move south to Cambie area After a decade of conversations and long-term planning, the Archdiocese of Vancouver’s offices will soon move out of the downtown core and into a new building near Queen Elizabeth Park. “We’ve known for a long time that the building was no longer suitable for use as the administrative headquarters of the archdiocese,” said Paul...
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